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Data Breach Notification


On 11 Apri 2019, Tasmanian Independent Retailers Co-Operative Society Limited (TIR) suffered a data breach involving a ransomware attack. As soon as the breach was discovered, TIR immediately took all systems offline, quarantined the affected systems and rebuilt our systems from safe backups.

TIR have submitted a mandatory notification to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner as required by the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth), are in the process of conducting a complete and independent cyber assessment and review and will provide further information on this website once the review is completed.

There is no evidence to prove or disprove if data has been removed, however it is possible that some subscriber mailing lists may have been accessed. Data that could have been accessed would include email address, first and last names, phone number and street address. TIR recommends that you take appropriate precautions to phishing email and unsolicited phone calls.

If you have any concerns do not hesitate to contact Glenn Rainsford at TIR on 1300 557 652 or email privacy@tir.com.au. If your concerns are not addressed to your satisfaction you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner whose contact details are set out below.

Tasmanian Independent Retailers Co-Operative Society Limited
Locked Bag 4 LAUNCESTON Tas 7250
Phone: 1300 557 652
E-mail: privacy@tir.com.au

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001
Telephone: 1300 363 992
Email: enquiries@oaic.gov.au
Website: www.oaic.gov.au